Adding Tasks from a Microsoft Teams chat or channel

If you’re running the latest version of Microsoft Teams, there is a feature that is awesome for making sure you follow up on items that show up in a chat or a channel conversation. You can now create Tasks from chat and channel conversations, and they can show up in your Tasks app in Teams. No more missed or forgotten items! Here’s how it works…

Using @mentions in Microsoft List comments

he addition of commenting in a list item was a great addition to Microsoft Lists, but it wasn’t easy to know when a particular comment might need your attention. That’s been addressed with the ability to use @mentions in a comment so that the person mentioned will get notified. This is how that works…

Using the Calendar Board in Outlook on the Web

The web-based version of Outlook has a new feature that is great for people who live in their calendar… it’s called the Calendar Board. This is a new calendar format that allows you to add various widgets that live next to your calendar, and it potentially means you’ll need to do less switching between other parts of Outlook. Here’s how it works…

Using PowerPoint Live in Microsoft Teams

It used to be when you were presenting in a Microsoft Teams meeting and had a PowerPoint slide deck, you had to share your screen, start up PowerPoint, and start the presentation on your computer. Everyone saw the same thing you saw, and you didn’t have any ability to jump ahead or annotate a slide without everyone watching you stop the presentation to look for the next slide. However, now we have PowerPoint Live, which makes presenting a PowerPoint slide deck much easier. Here’s how it works…